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Lawyer

Henry Douglas Paxson, American lawyer. Decorated Al Merito della Repubblica Italiana. Member American, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, bar associations, Masters of Foxhounds Association American, Delta Psi.

Background

Paxson, Henry Douglas was born on June 30, 1904 in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Henry Douglas and Hannameel (Canby) Paxson.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University Pennsylvania, 1926, Bachelor of Laws, 1929.

Career

Admitted to Pennsylvania bar, 1929. Since practiced in Philadelphia. Partner firm Dilworth, Paxson, Kalish, Levy & Coleman, 1933.

Past member Phila: County Board Law Examiners. Trustee emeritus Abington Memorial Hospital. President Philadelphia Lyric Opera Company, 1962-1966, Chairman of the Board, 1966-1975.

President Academy Vocal Arts, 1960-1975. Advisory board New School Music.

Membership

Member American, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, bar associations, Masters of Foxhounds Association American, Delta Psi. Clubs: Union League, Racquet, St. Anthony (Philadelphia).

Connections

Married Adele Warden, January 3, 1936. Children: Mary-Helen (Mistress.

father:
Henry Douglas Paxson

mother:
Hannameel (Canby) Paxson

spouse:
Adele Warden

child:
Mary-Helen (Mrs Paxson